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Commission Amends and Tables Waterfowl Hunting Recommendations

KEARNEY, Neb. — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s board of commissioners voted to table staff recommendations for Nebraska’s 2008 waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations and took action on a variety of other subjects at a July 18 meeting in Kearney. The recommendations for the 2008 waterfowl season dates…


Breeding Ducks Down, But Still Above Long-term Average

Estimate is 9 percent below last year but 11 percent above long-term average WASHINGTON, DC — According to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), the preliminary estimate of total ducks from the 2008 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey was just over 37 million. This is a 9 percent…


Early Fall Canada Goose, Youth Waterfowl Seasons Finalized

RAPID CITY, S.D.—Regulations for the early fall Canada goose hunting season and the youth waterfowl hunting season were finalized by the S.D. Game, Fish and Parks Commission at its July meeting in Rapid City. Much of South Dakota will be open for the early fall Canada goose season which runs…


Mississippi Private Lands Alligator Hunting Season Announced

JACKSON – The Commission on the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks has announced its intention to open a private lands alligator hunting season in the following counties; Hinds, Holmes, Issaquena, Madison, Rankin, Warren and Yazoo counties.  The season dates are September 26 – October 4. Persons who own…


2008 Waterfowl Survey Shows Ducks Breeding Farther North, Bypassing Dry Prairies

The preliminary estimate of total ducks from the 2008 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey was just over 37 million, which is a nine percent decline from last year’s estimate, but still 11 percent greater than the 1955-2007 average. In the U.S. and Canadian prairies, population estimates of many species…


CWD Undetected in Massachusetts Deer

Based on data gathered during this past year, no evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) was detected in Massachusetts deer or moose. MassWildlife recently received results from a federally certified veterinary diagnostic laboratory that indicate that all the brain, lymph node, and tonsil samples taken from deer during last fall’s…


WDFW Invites Hunters, Others To Help Develop Hunting Seasons For 2009-11

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting hunters, conservation groups and the general public to help shape state hunting seasons for 2009-11. Through July 13, WDFW will accept public comments on issues ranging from general hunting hours to mule deer seasons. A questionnaire on those…


North Dakota Fall Turkey Season Set, Online Applications Available

North Dakota’s fall turkey season is set and prospective hunters can apply online, or print out an application to mail, at the state Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. The fall wild turkey season extends from Oct. 11 through Jan. 11, 2009. A total of 8,700 wild turkey licenses are…


Game Commission To Issue 1,435 Permits For 2008-09 Bobcat Season

Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced the agency will award 1,435 permits for the 2008-09 bobcat hunting/furtaking seasons at a public drawing in its Harrisburg headquarters on Friday, Sept. 12.  As part of the public drawing for the allocated permits, those applicants with six preference points…


What’s Open For Hunting In Arkansas – 6/18/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery: All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun: Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4: Nov. 8-9. Zone 5: Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and 15: Nov….